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The Freedom Rider

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers


The Freedom Rider captures what was perhaps Blakey’s greatest band of Messengers on the cusp of their joint and separate greatness, while also showcasing his finest drum solo in the title track.
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extras Exclusive Liner Notes Booklet
Other Features
color Black
download code No
exclusive VMP Exclusive
foil stamped Yes
jacket style Tip-On
jacket type Single
label Blue Note
mastering engineering Ryan Smith
mastering studio Sterling Sound
numbered No
pressing location QRP
release type Reissue
remastering details Remastered
By the Numbers

1 LP
format
1964
original release year
33 1/3 RPM
speed
12 INCH
vinyl size
180
weight
Description

'The Freedom Rider' captures what was perhaps Blakey’s greatest band of Messengers on the cusp of their joint and separate greatness, while also showcasing his finest drum solo in the title track.
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The Freedom Rider
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